# Troll King Contest

The First of April's coming. Time for some trolling, mathematicians!

Who's the biggest $\Large{\color{#20A900}{\textbf{Troll}}}$ on Brilliant?

Putting up a troll DP ain't making you the biggest troll, Prasun Biswas, you need to prove it. Claiming yourself to be a big Kadoobly Booist, or whatever it is, doesn't make you one, Agni, you need to prove it. And again, who was the King Of Trolls? Yet another chance to prove it.

In short, the participant who posts the most trolling problem wins. Here go the rules:-

$\bullet$ The Contest starts on the $20$th of March, and ends on $29$th March. Late submissions will not be accepted.

$\bullet$ Every member is allowed only $1$ entry. You can update your entry by editing your comment, or deleting it and adding a new one.

$\bullet$ Results will be announced on $31$st March.

$\bullet$ For identification and to warn those who don't want to troll, please put the following line in the end of every problem. $\text{This is an entry in the Troll King Contest}$

$\bullet$ Since these are troll problems, do not give them levels. You can use topics if they are suitable.

$\bullet$ The entry with the maximum value of $Upvotes + \sqrt{Downvotes}$ will be declared the winning entry. The member who posted that entry will be the Winner of the Troll King Contest.

$\bullet$ Please Upvote all the entries you like, and do NOT Downvote any entries. (LOL Trolls used to downvote comments unnecessarily.)

Your turn . . . Don't forget to enter, like and reshare so that it reaches everyone. :D

Best of luck!

Note by Satvik Golechha
6 years ago

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And that my friends is, what this jolly good sir demonstrated, is called being rickrolled

- 6 years ago

LMAO

- 2 years, 1 month ago

Disqualified. -_-

- 6 years ago

Still the best troller... GOOD JOB!

- 6 years ago

Did you disqualify just because it's a video ? or because of its content ?

P.S. I haven't yet watched it . I'll do it based on your response .

- 6 years ago

Did you solve mine .. or u were trolled too? :P :D xD

- 6 years ago

Trolled !

Well my problem has '110 views (100%)   62 attempts (56%)   11 solvers (10%)' . It seems many people have been trolled. :P :D :) xD

- 6 years ago

Congrats ! Troll king :)

Well , I also want to form a 400 followers problem. Which topic do you want? FYI: I haven't learnt Calculus and Computer science much. :(

- 6 years ago

What should I say ? Whatever topic you may choose , I'll definitely try it it :)

If you insist , I'd like a Geometry problem since it's your speciality , right ?

And seriously dude , your followers really increase exponentially !

Yup! Ok , I will form a geometry problem. I have created a TONCAS configuration on my own ... but some part is still left , I will complete and post it soon on Brilliant. Also , its surprising why so many people are following me. Thanks!

- 6 years ago

Dude, I see you are from M.Prakash sir's academy... I have attended INMOTC 2 times, so I know that only M. Prakash sir uses this word, TONCAS.... I'm gonna use that a lot in this year's IMOTC... @Nihar Mahajan you gonna appear for RMO this year?

- 6 years ago

Yup! Last year I managed to get 34 marks since I didn't prepare much. But this year I am preparing harder. BTW Best luck for IMOTC , hope u get selected for IMO!!

- 6 years ago

Ok . Btw what's TONCAS Config. ?

'The Obvious Necessary Condition is Also Sufficient' . Well truly speaking , most of RMO geometry problems of previous years contain TONCAS problems.... So , it is good to practice them. TONCAS is generally associated with converses of a theorem or configuration...

- 6 years ago

Thanks I didn't know that :)

I googled the word to get "The Original Nicolas Cage Appreciation Society" !!

- 6 years ago

If I have some free time, I might try and do better.

Staff - 6 years ago

Downvoting it.. so that there would be 9 downvotes and 9 is a perfet square... I have a mathematical OCD >_<

- 6 years ago

Woah, magic.

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- 6 years ago

Nope. Satvik does not want downvotes. So , 'if someone hates a problem or does a downvote intentionally', for such situations to be avoided , the haters or such pranksters would not downvote , since it will increase the points of the contestant due to + sign. However , some people have downvoted.

Example if A gets 3 upvotes and 1 downvote , whereas B gets 3 upvotes and 2 downvotes , then B will win. As simple as that.

- 6 years ago

dude, by upvotes do you mean likes or something else ?

- 6 years ago

The scoring system is fine, but the problem is with "troll questions". They should make atleast little bit of sense.

- 6 years ago

I guess that's why they are called as Trolls :P

that's right

- 6 years ago

Hi everyone !

Here's my entry !!

P.S. I don't know what a troll is or ... also this is my first Troll question , so it'd be nice if anybody could comment and provide a feedback :)

hmmmm trolling is....

better read this : " Trolling"

;)

- 6 years ago

Ah! I guess it'll be quite difficult for me to become a Troll then :D

You can always submit another entry over the next few days!

Staff - 6 years ago

really 0_o

I will try to do better next time.

- 6 years ago

You really impress everyone with your choice of pics !

That's sweet ^_^

:) thanks

- 6 years ago

- 6 years ago

This is my submission : Not Just a troll ,....... please upvote if you like :)

- 6 years ago

Well here is My entry

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- 6 years ago

YAY! The Contest is now complete!!!

- 6 years ago

Dude, be clear with what you mean! When i read this comment, I thought the contest is complete means over ! OMG ! lol

- 6 years ago

Before you understand a comment, first figure out what the comment is. $\Large TR0LLED$

- 6 years ago

Aditya, this is a TROLL forum!

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Here they are my entry and this

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Anyone Still Wants to know the Answer to any of these Problems, Try CTRL + W , :D

- 6 years ago

No thank you, I'll like to keep my tabs please.

- 6 years ago

LOL Biggest troll. I got trolled twice... :-P

- 6 years ago

Here comes mine

;)

- 6 years ago

Deal with it buddies.... ;) ;)

- 6 years ago

Also here is my Entry

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry. :3

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry

- 6 years ago

Here is mine Click

- 6 years ago

This is My Entry. Hope you like it.

Here's my entry Check this out

- 6 years ago

Here is my entry

Here's mine!

- 6 years ago

PIace your finger perpendicular to the nearest fIat surface and trace the path of the girl's spinning Ieg; cIock-wise or counter-cIock-wise? Post above.

This is n0t an entry to the Troll K$\sqrt{-1}$ng Contest.

- 6 years ago

This was shown in The Brain Games on National Geographic Channel...

- 6 years ago

This is photoshopping as i continuously wathed it and it moved in same sense but then suddenly it reverses its spin.

- 6 years ago

Really ?? How ? for me it rotates in only clockwise direction .

Just see it continuously for veeery long (maybe it should occur within 1 min or less) it reverses its sense.

- 6 years ago

Yep . After 41 rotations in CW , it changed it's sense , but as soon as I lost eye contact it reverted back to it's original motion .

One thing more @Azhaghu Roopesh M did you just wake up or you didn't sleep?

- 6 years ago

I woke up at 3:00 , I slept at 10:30 pm

Nice.Early to bed ,early to rise makes a man healthy,wealthy and wise.

- 6 years ago

LOL!

Haven't you heard it before?It pretty popular i think?

- 6 years ago

That's what the lol was for :P How come you sound like Shakespeare so early in the morning ??

Natural born talent!! $\huge{XD!! LOL!!}$

- 6 years ago

Agreed :P

About 25-30 sec clockwise then 10-15 sec anticlockwise acc to me.

- 6 years ago

I think you're wrong!Try to time it again,and I'm sure you'll have different results.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Great . Do you know how to make a gif like that ?

Just i was thinking how to post that gif. so i don't know.

Were my timings correct approximately?

- 6 years ago

I woke up . Hbu ?

It really depends on who's watching so I can't really tell . It varies from person to person and depends on the level of concentration with which you are watching it .

I didn't sleep . i was going through revision of 11 class chem ,got bored and landed here also playing FUT 15.Do you like it?Well acc. to you what are the timings?

- 6 years ago

I am a great fan of FIFA ! But currently I am stuck with FIFA 14, I'll download FIFA 15 after JEE Advanced . For me as I said 41 rotations , so around 20-21 second CW and pretty much the same for ACW directions .

Btw even I was playing FIFA right now , that's why I was't able to reply to your comments quickly . And then now I was reading this .

Not intended to make you feel sad but FUT 15 is great.But EA servers suck.

- 6 years ago

Agreed , I play the pirated version though , using a crack . So I have to try to stay away from the servers !

But Fifa 15 doesn't run without net i think,does it?Because we will not be able to save game and many more things.

- 6 years ago

Oh don't worry abt that , nowadays a lot of cracks and mods are available to take care of that .

Also I think I should go now , I'll talk with you later . Are you on G+ ? U could contact me there .

yeah i tried to find you on G+ but couldn't.How to find you,Azhaghu the don--->7 desh ki police peeche hai kya?

- 6 years ago

I think it is same as we post simple gifs but we need that tpe of gif from some websit or upload to a website to get a link.I m trying it.

- 6 years ago

It depends on the observation point. This reminds of the concept of electrons contributing to magnetic moment. When it rotates and revolves, the plane from which clockwise rotation forms the south pole and the latter one forms the north pole and thus they behave as tiny magnets.

P.s - Also, you can see that this is a .gif file and not a .jpg file. As such, the whole "trick" is based on good Adobe Flash skills.

- 6 years ago

This is the answer to how many it takes to screw in a light bulb?

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- 6 years ago

Who is the winner?

- 6 years ago

See the results, they're out and posted by Sir Linji.

- 6 years ago

Yeah i 'v seen them.Thanks. Why didn't you posted the results?

- 6 years ago

Can you give me its link? I have not been able to find it.

- 6 years ago

I Just got trolled.

- 5 years, 10 months ago

Congrats.... :-P

- 5 years, 10 months ago

@Satvik Golechha, so who won it?

- 3 years, 4 months ago

Here is my entry . $\ddot\smile$

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- 6 years ago

Here's my entry!

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry troll chemistry

- 6 years ago

I believe if you write this is an entry to the troll king contest, people will obviously catch the thing.

- 6 years ago

That's a nice question dude , you sure about entering it as a troll question ?

And people will catch the trick to the problem as well.

- 6 years ago

Hmm, ok .

Here's my entry! Hope you get trolled :D

- 6 years ago

Here is my entry...

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry My troll king question

- 6 years ago

Here is My entry to the Troll King Contest

- 6 years ago

I could have made use of this one

- 6 years ago

My last question: https://brilliant.org/problems/integral-tkc/?group=fHRApdf66u2S

- 6 years ago

i do not know what was going on but it was amazing and interesting just blown my brain..

- 6 years ago

- 6 years ago

Hope you like it.

Thanks.

- 6 years ago

Seems like, only a few have realized (perhaps only 1 till yet) the troll hidden in this question.

And that only person is the super troll @Pi Han Goh

- 6 years ago

Another name gets added to the list - @Azhaghu Roopesh M

And now I have 2 solvers of this problem. Won't you dare to attempt it?

- 6 years ago

Here is my entry Counting Blocks!!
See my profile pic . It is also a $troll$ .

@Satvik Golechha Its Kaboobly $\color{#D61F06}{\text{D}}$oo!!!

- 6 years ago

Scooby Doo?

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- 6 years ago

Mine here

- 6 years ago

@Satvik Golechha can you make a set of all the entries in this contest?

@Calvin Lin sir, how to add all these problems to a tag? I made a tag #TKC but i see that moderators can't edit tags...

Anyway, Here's my entry

- 6 years ago

At last i have thought of something interesting .Here it is . You will get trolled whatever you do but is logical.

- 6 years ago

- 6 years ago

Here is probably the only ComputerScience Entry: Link

Btw what's the meaning of Kaboobly Doo ?

I also asked him in the other note but didn't get an answer.May be know i will get. try below problem by bryan lee shing. just below.and if after you see the solution you wanna break you pc i will help you.

- 6 years ago

Check out G+ will you ?

Yeah just a sec.

- 6 years ago

Pls explain it .No article to the point on googling.Pls explain it

- 6 years ago

@bobbym none coined the phrase Kaboobly Doo when he met a girl who said around 80 non-sense things in a minute to describe her.

Calvin describes Kaboobly Doo as "It is agnishom-slang for 'It\'s Crap'" but I do not like to put it that way, exactly. I like this discussion

Thanks :)

Even I'd a Computer Science Entry. And the these stats surprised me.

107 views, 50 attempts (47%), 6 solvers (6%)

- 6 years ago

My $2^{nd}$ Troll question

- 6 years ago

Here's mine

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- 6 years ago

Didn't you upload that Troll question a while back ? The BMW one ? Have you forgotten how to upload questions or are you confused with something else ?

No I didn't know that?！

- 6 years ago

I've deleted my 1st troll ques

- 6 years ago

its my entry... long live Pakistan

- 6 years ago

Check this out! My entry

- 6 years ago

This is my entry

- 6 years ago

great thanks! :)

- 6 years ago

A very precise question

Vernier Caliper

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry Experiment

- 6 years ago

Here's my entry.

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- 6 years ago

Is that a troll problem?

- 6 years ago

Kind of...

- 6 years ago

This is mine

- 6 years ago

Here's mine: my entry

- 6 years ago

It's a great contest!

Here's my This-is-my-entry-for-the-troll-contest-ish question

- 6 years ago

This is not a troll question, but I would like (or I urge ) everyone (especially @Satvik Golechha , @Prasun Biswas and @Calvin Lin ) to please take a look at this question. The problem is here.

- 6 years ago

Nice to see another problem from Technothlon! What was your rank?

- 6 years ago

Don't ask that dude... I lost my certificate.. :( and rank too and it was not good. I remember it was in some thousands

- 6 years ago

BuT i really loved Technothlon and I'm willing to take part this year again.

- 6 years ago

Yeah, even I loved it, I took it in Class 10, and I'm surely looking forwards to taking it in 11th and 12th also.

- 6 years ago

I took in 9th and willing to take in 11th but I'll need a partner of class 12th and its disgusting to know that most of the class 12th students of my school are not interested, as is their sense its a waste of time.. >:(

- 6 years ago

Why would you need a partner of class 12? In Class 10, I participated with my friend, who's even on 10th.

- 6 years ago

Really ??? but the organizers told that it was a rule that in junior group there should be one of 9th and other of 10th and in hauts one of 11th and other of 12th

- 6 years ago

They trolled you, then . . . We all (in 10th) participated with friends of class 10 only.

- 6 years ago

ohk.. then I'll too take part with 11th frnds, Hey, did you take part as a school representative or as individual contestant ?

- 6 years ago

As a school representative. BTW Please tag me, I couldn't know you'd replied.

- 6 years ago

Oh..k Dude.. I see you got a great AIR 59 in that, its very impressive.. and have you tried this problem ??

and sorry currently got slow connection, not allowing to tag.. :(

- 6 years ago

Wow! I have never seen so many downvotes in any discussion so far! I think most people are not reading the rules that giving downvotes also increases the points of contestant. Sharky Kesa is leading with 10 downvotes!

- 6 years ago

Or may be some vote up using down votes.

like i did i upvoted those which were awesome and downvoted those which were average coz downvotes count less than upvotes. CHEERS!!

- 6 years ago

Exactly ,the person may win by the number of downvotes.

- 6 years ago

Does Downvotes still count, Cause I have both of them equal.....

- 6 years ago

here is mine

- 6 years ago

challenge u all to try my troll

please share it. This question is meant only for fun.

- 6 years ago

Well without reasonable doubt, the Troll award goes to Andrei!

Woah, woah, woah, who said this was reasonable?

@Satvik Golechha, Challenge Accepted! :D

- 6 years ago

was waiting for you dude.. where's your problem ?

- 6 years ago

I saw the post just about half an hour ago. I didn't even know that there was a contest going on. Now, I need some time to think of a good troll problem that can beat these entries. :D

- 6 years ago

ohh.kkk take time.. and I know you'll come up with a fabulous problem

- 6 years ago

Can we change our entry for the contest?

- 6 years ago

Yes, just update your comment accordingly. Or, if you want, you can delete your comment and them post a new one.

Staff - 6 years ago